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Second Annual Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Inspirational Stories about Creating a Sustainable, Vibrant, Healthy, and Just Region

What: Storytelling is our way of expressing the soul of our community to one another. Stories expose our beliefs, emotions, and vulnerabilities that can resonate with people in ways that facts and statistics can’t. Stories foster empathy, remind us of what it means to be human, and challenge us to be the change we seek. […]

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ALCOSAN’s Clean Water Assistance Fund

Clean Water Assistance Fund The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund. Under the program, a credit of $30 will be applied every three […]

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Four Mile Run Community Meeting on January 24th

Four Mile Run Watershed Community Meeting January 24th, 6 – 8pm The Connolly Ballroom, University of Pittsburgh Alumni Hall (4227 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213) Click here to register for this meeting! It’s free! Last year the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy began work on a plan for green infrastructure improvements in the Four Mile Run Watershed. Aimed […]

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South Oakland launches Junior Chess Club

It’s FREE! It’s FUN! For South Oakland students ages 8-16. Challenge your brain! Develop your mind! Make new friends! Compete with others! Develop problem-solving skills that apply off the chess-board, too! Where: Frazier Field House (Corner of Frazier and Dawson Streets) When: Every Thursday from 5-7 pm All-level players welcome, beginner to advanced. Led by […]

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JobLinks financial goal event draws standing room only crowd

Last Tuesday, OPDC’s JobLinks Financial Opportunity Center hosted over 50 guests to celebrate National Financial Goal Day, part of a national celebration launched by the Financial Clinic in New York City. JobLinks was one of three Financial Opportunity Centers citywide to host such an event, geared to build wealth in our communities. Dollar Bank’s Vice […]

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